Dewberry Group is the force behind a truly groundbreaking and dynamic hotel brand whose flagship, The Dewberry, located in Charleston, South Carolina, delivers a distinctive, personalized experience in one of the country’s most illustrious locales.
In 2016, Dewberry Group opened The Dewberry hotel in the renovated and repurposed former L. Mendel Rivers Federal Building. Originally used as Charleston’s Government Service Administration office building, this mid-century modern structure is located on two acres across from Marion Square on Meeting Street. As much a setting as it is a state of mind, this five-star hotel was brought to life over the course of eight years by John Dewberry, Studio Dewberry, Workstead and a team of architects and designers who shared Mr. Dewberry’s mission to present Charleston from a uniquely personal perspective. The result is a thoughtfully imagined, award-winning juxtaposition of past and present that redefines what is possible when top-tier design marries preservation.
Although Dewberry Group recreated the building’s interior, the marble-and-brick facade has remained largely intact, thereby preserving the architectural integrity of this John F. Kennedy commissioned mid-century building. LEED-certified, The Dewberry offers 155 luxurious guestrooms, and features Henrietta’s a Southern brasserie, the timeless Living Room bar, rooftop venues Citrus Club and the Rivers Rooms, and the Dewberry Ballroom.